5 Benefits of outsourcing your accounting function
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Some SME business owners consider having an internal team to manage their accounts or, in some cases, manage it themselves. This might be suitable for some, but most businesses could really benefit from outsourcing their accounting to a specialist.

There are numerous reasons why outsourcing your accounting makes business sense, here are five for you to consider.

1. You can focus on what you are good at

Even if you have some understanding of how to manage your accounts, your time is valuable, the benefit of being able to focus solely on generating revenue for your business should not be underestimated.

Outsourcing your accounts will free up more of your time, allowing you to concentrate on your core business tasks

2. Manage your accounts in a cost-effective way

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest benefits of outsourcing your accounting is cost-effectiveness. Recruiting and retaining staff is one of the biggest challenges for any business, not to mention the associated cost. By outsourcing your accounting requirements, you can reduce your business cost. Benefit packages, training and equipment, plus salary – the costs of an employee can soon mount up – not to mention the expense of your time spent on management.

By outsourcing your accounting, you can reduce or even eliminate these employee-related costs, allowing you to invest in further growth or generate more profit.

Furthermore, by picking and choosing the services you really need from your accountant, you will be able to eliminate unneeded expense.

3. Fully utilise the best accounting software available

When you outsource your accounting, you can rest assured that your accountant will be conversant with the software that they use, meaning you benefit fully from all of the features the software has. Furthermore, it is likely that your accountant has chosen the software based on their research and experience

Outsourcing to your accountant saves you time trying to find the best software and then learning how to use it.

4. High quality information

Working with accounting professionals will yield more reliable, high quality information to make improved business decisions. Being able to access financial information in the form you need it, when you need it can be of huge benefit to your business.

5. Peace of mind

A qualified and experienced accountant can provide you with peace of mind, you can take comfort from knowing that your accounting is being handled by professionals, that you will meet all of your statutory requirements whilst operating in the most efficient way.


A qualified outsourced accountant is one of the best investments for your business. They can offer cost savings, improve the quality of management information to work with and provide protection for your business.

These benefits can help you concentrate on activities that make your business more profitable.

If you would like to discuss your accounting requirements with Invicta or have questions about outsourcing your accounts, call us on 01624 672 358 or email info@invicta-accounting.com and let us talk you through how we can help.